Exhibits Shop Assistants: Help create Science Center exhibits!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


601 Light StreetBaltimore, MD 21230


Shop Assistant

Did you know that many of our amazing, hands-on exhibits are created in the basement of the Science Center? Our shop is always busy and, therefore, we can usually use extra hands!

This opportunity is suitable for high school volunteers and older, or groups of volunteers looking for a one-day project.

  • Help keep the shop clean and organized
  • Perform finishing tasks, as needed: sanding, filling, painting and clearcoating.
  • Sharpening and maintaining tools
Required Skills:
  • Some experience with hands-on, detail-oriented work, whether it’s art, woodworking, cake-making, or gardening
  • Eagerness to get your hands dirty and learning
  • Shop orientation and project guidelines provided by Exhibit Fabrication team
  • Opportunities to volunteer usually occur between the hours of 9am and 5pm Monday-Friday. At least one 4-hour shifts is required a month, for a minimum of three months for individual volunteers. Group volunteering is considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please visit marylandsciencecenter.org for further information and application forms. All volunteers must submit an application; volunteer appointments are by interview only. All applicants must complete a background check and orientation session, prior to volunteering.


  • Organization
  • Painting
  • Woodworking
  • Carpentry

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 1 shift per month for 3 months

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